The Matchday 16 fixtures, played over 8-10 December throw up any number of intriguing encounters, with potentially big ramifications at either end of the table. Down in the basement, Southampton will be looking to kickstart their season under new manager Ralph Hasenhuttl away at fellow strugglers Cardiff. High-flying Liverpool are away at Bournemouth who are, on the quiet, having an impressive season. But the most appealing fixture sees Pep Guardiola’s irresistible Manchester City travel to Maurizio Sarri’s obdurate Chelsea.
Crunch time may have come earlier than expected for some clubs in what is sure to be a winter wonderland of football during this festive period. Can anyone catch Man City? Are Swansea doomed? Is anyone positioned 12th and below safe from the dreaded drop? Just some of the questions that may well be answered in the four upcoming games in as little as 2 weeks at this traditionally testing time for clubs. Can the bookies add to the festive cheer helping to make Christmas Wishes come true?
The festive period of enthralling games is upon us, which fans will be able to keep hold of their Christmas Cheer as the side battles it out? Can the 8 point gap that the Chiefs have at the top be closed, whilst at the bottom will the 6 point gap between The Warriors & The Exiles be narrowed or widened?
With Horse Racing being one of the most popular sports to bet on in the world it comes as no surprise that betting on The King George VI Chase is amongst punters’ favourite Christmas activities along with tucking into a Christmas dinner that is! This year’s race is certain to be a cracker to sooth the Christmas Day hangover but which shining star will win? Will the odds at the top Turf Accountants be good enough to tempt you into continuing with the Christmas feast of sporting events, let us take a look.
After another mid-week full fixture list where the only constant was Man City’s winning ways where they recorded their 15th consecutive Premiership victory setting a new record across all divisions of English football. So is the race for the title over before Christmas as Martin Keown predicted all can Spurs give the chasers hope inflicting a first Premiership loss on the Cityzens this season? With the bottom 3 starting to acquire points there is very little breathing space for teams placed 11th downwards all adding for another dramatic weekend.